VSM Symbols examples

Symbols for Value Stream Mapping

January 3, 2016 mmllmm 0

[wpdm_tree category=”vsm-templates”] VSM Process Symbols Customer/Supplier This icon represents the Supplier when in the upper left, the usual starting point for material flow. The customer […]

5S Methodology

5S Methodology

December 27, 2015 mmllmm 0

When you begin to work at a place, you usually start at the bottom of the scale. You have to make your way to the […]


What is SMED ?

December 27, 2015 mmllmm 0

The question what is SMED is fairly easy to answer. SMED stands for Single Minute Exchange of Dies. In reality the concept has gone beyond […]

Kanban System

What is Kanban ?

December 27, 2015 mmllmm 0

On this page we will provide you with the answer to the question “ What is Kanban ”, by providing you with both a definition […]


What is VSM ?

December 27, 2015 mmllmm 0

In order to answer the question “what is VSM” we first need to understand what a Value Stream is. Value is first defined as anything […]

Poka Yoke examples

What is Poka Yoke ?

December 27, 2015 mmllmm 0

On this page we will answer the Question “What is Poka Yoke”, for you. Poka Yoke is a Japanese term used for error proofing, failsafe, […]

What is 5S

What is 5S ?

December 26, 2015 mmllmm 0

We will attempt to answer the common question “What is 5S really?” Let us start by defining 5S: 5S is a practise the results in […]


What Is Lean Manufacturing?

December 26, 2015 mmllmm 0

Many have tried to answer the question: What is lean manufacturing? There are several definitions available. One way of defining it is producing value (a […]